Public Broadcasting Atlanta (PBA) is a non-profit organization formally called Atlanta Educational  Telecommunications Collaborative, Inc. (AETC). As a broadcast service, PBA is comprised of  WABE90.1FM, WPBA-TV30 and the digital service Atlanta PlanIt. For more information on the broadcast service, programming and opportunities, please visit www.wabe.org 

Job Title: Sr. Digital News Editor  

This is a management position overseeing content editing across PBA’s digital platforms. The Sr.  Digital News Editor will be responsible for executing the organization’s news digital strategy across  its websites and social media as well as serving as a senior digital resource for the multi-platform  enterprise content team. This role is part of the WABE News staff and works under the direction of  the Managing Editor to uphold and implement and maintain consistency with the editorial vision  across websites, social media and other platforms as needed. 

Essential Duties Include: 

  • Collaborate with Managing Editor and radio news staff to shape the editorial priorities for the day. Work with news staff to adapt and create original content for the website.
  • Update the website through the day, editing and curating stories for the digital realm, using digital tools for data, audio and visual effects and using analytics and latest best practices to make stories attractive to digital users. 
  • Collaborate with multi-platform content team to guide the creation of digital elements Explore new technologies and improve use of current technologies.
  • Create and contribute content to increase and enhance PBA’s social media presence on current and emerging platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, YouTube etc.
  • Document and verify the continued growth of PBA digital audience by tracking metrics using Google Analytics and other tools. Must understand the fundamentals of web analytics, types of traffic etc. and be able to act based on the analysis. 
  • Create multimedia presentations using photos, video, graphics, data visualization tools etc. Coordinate, post and oversee live streams from outside affiliates and events.  
  • Would have some opportunity to do original reporting
  • Training and assisting staff as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Bachelor’s degree with Journalism or Broadcasting background or equivalent with 3-5 years of  experience in digital media. 
  • Working knowledge of Google Analytics, Digital Content Management Systems (WordPress or  similar software) and other web and Microsoft fundamentals. 
  • Impeccable news judgement and ethics. 
  • Excellent writing and editing skills. 
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to juggle multiple tasks and deadlines. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a creative team to solve problems and achieve common goals. The position requires working non-standard hours from time to time. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

 740 Bismark Road NE wabe.org  Atlanta, GA 30324 atlantapba.org  678-686-0321 atlantaplanit.wabe.org 

A member supported service of the Atlanta Public Schools · Managed by the Atlanta Educational Telecommunications Collaborative, Inc. 

  

 Atlanta’s NPR and PBS Stations 

PUBLIC BROADCASTING ATLANTA  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS  

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to  successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to  enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Individual will need to sit or  stand as needed. Position may require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods  throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or Lifting as required to file  documents or store materials throughout the work day. Proper lifting techniques required.  

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee  encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be  made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For the most part  ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office  environment.  

Submit resume and cover letter to: 

Public Broadcasting Atlanta 

Attention: Human Resources 

740 Bismark Rd. NE 

Atlanta, GA 30324 

Fax: 678-553-3026 

Apply online at: www.wabe.org 

Email: jobs@pba.org 

EOE

To apply for this job please visit www.wabe.org .